The Lockdown Stream 3 – Our Pick for This Week

The Lockdown Stream 3

Welcome to The Lockdown Stream 3.

We have picked some more of our favourites ‘watch again’ gigs from the last week which we have been sharing daily across both the folking official Facebook group and main folking Facebook page. As most of you know, the current situation with the lockdown is hitting musicians hard so please, if you can, show your appreciation for the performances by either dropping a couple of quid into their ‘tip jars’ (where provided) or by going to their website and buying some of their music.

Please note… Some artists or venues take their live streams down after a week or so. We will continue to monitor the status of the streams and remove any artists or venue where we find that the videos no longer work.


Join Elles Bailey for her first Web Gig Live mid week show where as well as playing some of her songs, she also pays tribute to John Prine.

Tip Jar – Tip

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Gareth and Louis from Bemis – ‘Front Room Session’.

Tip Jar – Tip

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Folk On Foot Bank Holiday Seven and a half hour Front Room Festival Spectacular. Featuring; Bella Hardy, The Bookshop Band, Jon Boden, Julie Fowlis, Karine Polwart, Kris Drever, Lisa Knapp, Martin Simpson, Nancy Kerr and James Fagan, Peggy Seeger, Rachel Newton, Sam Lee, Seth Lakeman and Steve Knightley.

Tip Jar – Tip

Folk on Foot website – Click Here.

Folk On Foot raises £89,000 – Folking Feature


Harbottle & Jonas –  Live from the Living Room.

Tip Jar – Tip

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Three lockdown gems from earlier this month that the great Steve Earle did for Rolling Stone which were “John Henry Was a Steel Drivin’ Man,” “Christmas in Washington” and “Copperhead Road”.

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Kate Griffin & Ford Collier from global folk collective Mishra.

Tip Jar – Tip

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Our old mate, the brilliant Pat McManus (of Celtus & Mama’s Boys fame).

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Come and join Martha Tilston for her first living room lockdown gig for a bit of distraction and togetherness in these strange times. A wonderful and beautiful tribute and thank you in particular to the NHS and all our health workers around the world. “In the face of it, it all come alive” so, so true Martha.

Tip Jar – Tip

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Merry Hell’ers Virginia and John invite you all along to their ‘Camping with the Kettles’ finale live stream performance. They ask rather than ‘Tips’, can you please donate in some way to a local foodbank near you.

Artist’s website – Click Here.


Hope you enjoyed this weeks Lockdown Stream 3 selection. See you in a week or so for the next instalment.



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